Johnson St NE Street Reconstruction

In 2021, the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department plans to reconstruct approximately one half-mile of Johnson St NE from 18th Ave NE to Lowry Ave NE.

Johnson St NE Reconstruction Webmap

Project Status

 CIP Status Stage 1: Planning


This project is a full reconstruction, involving the entire right-of-way and will include the following:

Public Works Project Goals

Existing Conditions

Johnson St NE Existing Conditions Cross Section Graphic

 The existing roadway in this area currently has parking lanes and sidewalks on either side.

 Johnson St NE Existing Conditions Layout Graphic

The project extends from Lowry Ave NE to 18th Ave NE in Northeast Minneapolis. See larger view of this project layout.

Project Timeline

Johnson St NE Timeline Graphic 


Adjacent property owners will be assessed for this street reconstruction project. Additional details about the assessment for this project will become available after further design of the project, including a public hearing through the Transportation and Public Works Committee of the Minneapolis City Council.

See the City of Minneapolis Special Assessments page for more information.

Traffic Impacts

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2021. During this period residents, businesses, and visitors may experience traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. In addition, temporary impacts such as lane restrictions, intersection reductions, parking restrictions and revised pedestrian and transit routes may occur. Property access will be maintained throughout the construction period. Further information will be posted here as the project nears the start of construction.

Project Documents

Johnson St NE Project Fact Sheet

Project Meetings

Open House #2

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Marino's Deli, parking lot
1946 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis

If you will be driving to the event please try to park 1-2 blocks away to maintain parking access for deli customers.
If raining, the open house will be held at the same time, but located inside at:

Windom Northeast Recreation Center
2251 Hayes St NE, Minneapolis

Open House #1 - Project Introduction

Monday, June 3, 2019, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Northeast Recreation Center
1530 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Public Works staff will provide general information about the project and are also seeking your feedback on how you would like to see Johnson Street redesigned. There will be no formal presentation, so please visit as your schedule allows.

Open House Informational Boards

Johnson St NE - Open House #1 Summary

Windom Park Citizens in Action (Neighborhood Association Meeting)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019


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Liz Heyman, Senior Transportation Planner; 612-673-2460 or [email protected]

Alexander Kado, Associate Transportation Planner; 612-673-5192 or [email protected]


Last updated Sep 4, 2019



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